Affiliation: Food and Drug Administration
- Risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome among northern plains IndiansSolomon Iyasu
Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
JAMA 288:2717-23. 2002..Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a leading cause of postneonatal mortality among American Indians, a group whose infant death rate is consistently above the US national average...
- Infant mortality trends and differences between American Indian/Alaska Native infants and white infants in the United States, 1989-1991 and 1998-2000Kay M Tomashek
Maternal and Infant Health Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
Am J Public Health 96:2222-7. 2006..To describe changes in infant mortality rates, including birthweight-specific rates and rates by age at death and cause...
- Trends in postneonatal mortality attributable to injury, United States, 1988-1998Kay Marie Tomashek
Maternal and Infant Health Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Pediatrics 111:1219-25. 2003..Additional studies should examine regional differences in death investigation practices, case ascertainment, and reporting of deaths attributed to intentional injuries...
- Sleep environment and the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in an urban population: the Chicago Infant Mortality StudyFern R Hauck
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA
Pediatrics 111:1207-14. 2003..To examine risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) with the goal of reducing SIDS mortality among blacks, which continues to affect this group at twice the rate of whites...
- Serotonergic brainstem abnormalities in Northern Plains Indians with the sudden infant death syndromeHannah C Kinney
Department of Pathology, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 62:1178-91. 2003..011) and alcohol (p = 0.075), during the periconceptional period or throughout pregnancy. Prenatal exposure to cigarette smoke and/or alcohol may contribute to abnormal fetal medullary 5-HT development in SIDS infants...
- The effect of maternal smoking and drinking during pregnancy upon (3)H-nicotine receptor brainstem binding in infants dying of the sudden infant death syndrome: initial observations in a high risk populationJhodie R Duncan
Department of Pathology, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Brain Pathol 18:21-31. 2008..Future studies are needed to establish the role of adverse prenatal exposures in altered brainstem neurochemistry in SIDS...